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Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Avior Airlines flight 9V-1260 made an emergency landing in Manta, Ecuador, on November 19th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Barcelona, Venezuela, to Guayaquil, Ecuador, was diverted after an engine started emitting loud bangs and the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The plane landed uneventfully. All eighty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-345 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on September 2nd. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Singapore but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a problem with the crew oxygen masks. The plane landed safely. There were three hundred and... »

Singapore Airlines Flight Returns to Singapore after Oxygen Masks Drop

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Returns to Singapore after Oxygen Masks Drop

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-406 had to make an emergency landing in Singapore, on September 29th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for New Delhi, India, but had to turn back after the passenger oxygen masks deployed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for... »

Emirates Airlines Flight Returns to Dubai

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Airlines Flight Returns to Dubai

Emirates Airlines flight EK-147 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on August 20th. The plane was heading to Amsterdam, Netherlands, when the passenger oxygen masks deployed, prompting the crew to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Singapore

Sunday, April 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Singapore

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-958 made an emergency landing in Singapore, on April 21st. The plane, heading to Jakarta, Indonesia, had to return after the passenger oxygen masks deployed without any obvious reason. The plane landed safely. There were 113 passengers and 12 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt. Download... »

Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

On January 18, 2016, a TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200 was on a scheduled flight from Brasilia to Aracaju Brazil when the pilots decided to return to Brasilia. They made a safe landing and were in the air ten minutes short of an hour. Incident investigations always take time. So it was a couple... »

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Barcelona due to Faulty Fire Extinguisher

Saturday, March 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Diverts to Barcelona due to Faulty Fire Extinguisher

Ryanair FR8321 had to make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Spain, early on March 19. The plane was en-route from London Stansted to Valencia, Spain, when a fire extinguisher went off in the cockpit, forcing the pilots to use oxygen masks. The pilots then reported the situation and requested an emergency landing at Barcelona... »

Two US Airways Flights in Emergency Landing in Charlotte

Monday, October 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Two US Airways Flights in Emergency Landing in Charlotte

Two US Airways flights made emergency landing at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, on October 11. In the first incident, flight 745, en-route from New York’s LaGuardia airport to Charlotte, declared emergency during descent shortly before 7 p.m., after the Airbus A320 developed a pressurization issue and oxygen masks got deployed. US Airways... »

Pressure-loss and Smoke at 10,000 Feet

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Pressure-loss and Smoke at 10,000 Feet

I write a lot of shorthand. Not real secretarial shorthand but the kind that sums up major panicfests into four lines without even an exclamation point. A plane made an emergency landing at such and such a place after it filled with smoke. These people were hurt (or they weren’t), this broke on the... »

Emergency Landing in Baku

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Baku

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 en route from London to Singapore diverted to Baku in the first week of January 2013, after developing pressurization problems. The plane made a safe landing with no injuries. Four hundred sixty seven passengers were aboard the flight, and twenty-seven crew, none of whom were injured. Passengers were provided... »

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  • World's First Peace Corp volunteers to Die in Service Honored in Bolivar
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    Delivering the annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala, Sweden, the childhood home of the second UN Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres said Mr. Hammarskjöld made the “supreme sacrifice” in September 1961, when he died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia, while trying to negotiate a ...

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